Supervised Student Awards

2017

NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarships-Ph.D Program (national award)

Y. D'Mello

Graduate Student Excellence Award (university award)

Y. D'Mello

Dr. César Milstein Scholarship of the Argentinian Ministry of Science and Technology (national award)

N. Abadía

SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship (international award)

D. Patel

SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship (international award)

Md G. Saber

2016

Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Student Abroad (national award)

M. Qiu

CMC TexPo Huawei Industrial Collaboration Award 2016 (national award)

T. Hoang and M. Sowailem

Graduate Excellence Award 2016-2017 (university award)

Y. D'Mello

Max Stern Recruitment Fellowship 2016-2017 (university award)

Y. D'Mello

OSA Outstanding Reviewer (international award)

N. A. Calvo

OSA Outstanding Reviewer (international award)

Q. Zhuge

R. H. Tomlinson Doctoral Fellowship from McGill (university award)

M. Ghulam Saber

Merit Scholarship Program for Foreign Students- Doctoral Research Scholarships (V1) from FRQNT (provincial award)

M. Ghulam Saber

NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Program (national award)

M. Jacques

Si-EPIC Scholar 2016-2018, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (national award)

Y. D'Mello

McGill Engineering Doctoral Award (university award)

Y. D'Mello

McGill Engineering Doctoral Award (university award)

M. Jacques

2015

Si-EPIC Scholar 2015-2017, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (national award)

Y. D'Mello

NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarships-Master’s Program (national award)

Y. D'Mello

IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship (international award)

M. Chagnon

SPIE Scholarship in Optics and Photonics (international award)

M. Qiu

2014

Eric L. Adler Fellowship, McGill University

W. Wang

IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship (international award)

M. Morsy-Osman

Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Student Abroad (national award)

Q. Zhuge

SPIE Scholarship in Optics and Photonics (international award)

M. Chagnon

SPIE Scholarship in Optics and Photonics (international award)

M. T. Hoang

SPIE Scholarship in Optics and Photonics (international award)

M. Morsy-Osman

2013

IEEE Photonics Society Best Graduate Student Fellowship (international award)

Q. Zhuge

Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Si-EPIC Scholar, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (national award)

W. Shi

SPIE Scholarship in Optics and Photonics (international award)

Q. Zhuge

Nominated for the Prix d'excellence de l'Association des doyens des études supérieures au Québec (l'ADESAQ)

Z. Tian

2012

Si-EPIC Scholar 2012-2014, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (national award)

D. Patel

Si-EPIC Scholar 2012-2016, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (national award)

Q. Zhong

First prize of the best student paper of Asia Communications and Photonics Conference (international award)

Q. Zhuge, X. Xu, M. Mousa-Pasandi, M. Morsy-Osman, Z. A. El-Sahn, M. Chagnon, and D. V. Plant

SPIE Scholarship in Optics and Photonics (international award)

Z. Tian

D.W. Ambridge Prize

B. J. Shastri

Nominated for the Prix d'excellence de l'Association des doyens des études supérieures au Québec (l'ADESAQ)

B. J. Shastri

Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition Finalist,Optical Fiber Communications Conference, for a paper entitled “Linewidth-Tolerant Low Complexity Pilot-Aided Carrier Phase Recovery for M-QAM using Superscalar Parallelization,” (international award)

Q. Zhuge, M. E. Pasandi, X. Xu, B. Châtelain, Z. Pan, M. Osman and D. V. Plant

2011

Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Student Abroad

Y. Zang

IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship (international award)

B. J. Shastri

IEEE Photonics Society Graduate Student Fellowship (international award)

Z. Tian

IEEE Photonics Society Student Travel Award

Z. Tian

SPIE Scholarship in Optics and Photonics (international award)

B. J. Shastri

Corning Outstanding Student Paper Competition semi-finalist,Optical Fiber Communications Conference, for a paper entitled “Optimized Pulse Shaping for Intra-channel Nonlinearities Mitigation in a 10 Gbaud Dual-Polarization 16-QAM System,” (international award)

B. Châtelain, C. Laperle, D. Krause, K. Roberts, M. Chagnon, X. Xu, A. Borowiec, F. Gagnon, J.C. Cartledge, and D.V. Plant

2010

Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Faculty of Engineering, McGill University

B. J. Shastri

IEEE MWSCAS Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE 53rd International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS), 2010 (second place; international award

B. J. Shastri

2009

Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Student Abroad

Z. Tian

IEEE Microwave Prize

J.D. Schwartz

First Prize, Centre pour les systèmes et technologies avancées en communications (SYTACom) Student Research Competition(provincial award)

B. J. Shastri

2008

Silver Leaf Certificate for the Best Student Paper at the IEEE Microelectronics and Nanoelectronics Research Conference(national award)

B.J. Shastri, M. Zeng, and N. Zicha

Award of Excellence, The Board of the Academy of Great Montrealers

J.D. Schwartz

D.W. Ambridge Prize, McGill University

J.D. Schwartz

Governor General’s Gold Medal, McGill University

J.D. Schwartz

Best Student Poster Award at the Canadian Institute for Photonic Innovation (CIPI) Annual Meeting (national award)

B.J. Shastri, M. Zeng, and N. Zicha

2007

IEEE Photonics Society (formerly LEOS) Student Travel Award

B.J. Shastri

Nominated for the NSERC Andre Hamer Postgraduate Prize (national award)

B.J. Shastri

Nominated for Best Student Paper Award, IEEE 50th Int'l Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, for a paper entitled “Burst-mode clock and data recovery with FEC and fast phase acquisition for burst-error correction in GPONs,” by B.J. Shastri, J. Faucher, M. Zeng, and D.V. Plant (international award)

B.J. Shastri, J. Faucher, and M. Zeng

Best Student Poster Award, Canadian Institute for Photonic Innovation Annual General Meeting, for a poster entitled “622/1244 Mb/s burst-mode clock and data recovery for gigabit passive optical network uplink,” by B.J. Shastri, J. Faucher, M. Zeng and D.V. Plant (national award)

B.J. Shastri, J. Faucher, and M. Zeng

2006

Best Student Paper Award, 12th International Symposium on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics, for a paper entitled “A fully-electronic time-stretch system,” by J.D. Schwartz, J. Azaña and D.V. Plant (international award)

J.D. Schwartz

Second Prize, Best Poster Competition, Agile All-Photonic Networks Annual Research Review, for poster entitled “Reprogrammable Optical Phase Array (ROPA) device used as a 1x 6 space switch” by M. Mony and D.V. Plant (national award)

M. Mony